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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Purari River, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Francis E. Williams
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1922
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Arnolds Ink bottle

Arnolds Ink bottle

Australia Post Historical collection
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Ink bottles
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Drawstring bag of Helen Bridge

Drawstring bag of Helen Bridge

Bridge Family collection no. 3
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Bags
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airmail, 1914-1964, 50th Anniversary Flight'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with 'Australia's First Airm...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1964
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Poster titled 'Be a champ stamp stamper - Don't let any stamp give you the slip! - Make a good impression

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Stickers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Green, brown and yellow strip of cardboard with white tabs at each end representing a kookaburra's nest

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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Calico drawstring bag

Calico drawstring bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bags
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Aurukun, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank deposit book, 31/07/1985 - 07/04/1986

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People for Nuclear Disarmament collection no. 1
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Bankbooks
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People for Nuclear Disarmament
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1985
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air mail covers re-enactment flight first official air mail Australia - New Zealand 1934-1984...11th April 1984'

Blue nylon airmail bag, printed with '50th anniversary air m...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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Australia
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Australia Post
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1984
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Nib pen

Nib pen

Australia Post Historical collection
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Pens
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London, England
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Perry & Co
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1959
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Poster captioned 'A 'phone call... takes the hurry out of not being close, do your speeding by 'phone'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post No.2 white canvas post bag, 1981

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1981
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1915
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White paper sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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Rectangular red wooden post box with a sloped top, for newspapers and packets

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1939
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Rectangular sticker with a royal crown and

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
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Long narrow mesh bag formed from two-ply looped fibre-string - Yirrkala, 1948

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American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land (AASEAL) c...
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Bags
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1948
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Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and

Rectangular aluminium sign with a wooden backing and "Canber...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Khaki canvas barracks bag

Khaki canvas barracks bag

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Bags
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Set of nine metal weights

Set of nine metal weights

Australia Post Historical collection
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Weights
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Sticker 'PMG'

Sticker 'PMG'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Cloth drawstring bag

Cloth drawstring bag

Jean Galbraith collection
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Bags
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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Colour display card illustrated with a kookaburra, titled, 'Pre-stamped envelopes. All they need is an address...'

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1978
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1922
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Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Two-ply fibre string looped to form long narrow bag

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bags
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Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new and dependable methods of communication'

Poster titled 'The Australian Post Office still pioneers new...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising posters
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1959
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Khaki canvas haversack associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Bags
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bags
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"Agent for Commonwealth Savings Bank"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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Rectangular enamelled metal sign

Rectangular enamelled metal sign "Post Office"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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1980
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Bags
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Manakudok-adjiripa, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Margaret Gawtaiba
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1973
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Hessian bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

Hessian bag used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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"Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia"

Australia Post Historical collection
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Advertising signs
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New South Wales, Australia
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Commonwealth Savings Bank of Australia
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1913
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Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Baby's pram pannier associated with Milo Dunphy

Milo Dunphy collection no. 1
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Bags
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Myles J. Dunphy
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1930
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String bag

String bag

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 18/12/1973 collection
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1915
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String bag from Staater River area, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland

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Edmund Milne collection
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Bags
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Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, Australia
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String bag

String bag

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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1923
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Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Poster captioned 'Post Script'

Australia Post Historical collection
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Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre-stamped postcards to get your message moving, $2.50 a pack of six'

Colour display card, titled, 'Moving pictures, Pictorial pre...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Display cards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Australia Post
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Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Cylindrical red painted metal letter box with a domed top

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1920
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Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Victorian Postal Service square red metal letter box

Australia Post Historical collection
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Postboxes
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Victoria, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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1870
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Rectangular aluminium sign with

Rectangular aluminium sign with "Canberra City Postcode 2601...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Signs
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Off-white rectangular transfer sticker with gold letters spelling

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Australia Post Historical collection
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Transfers
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Postmaster General's Department
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Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history and development'

Poster titled 'The Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, history...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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The Sydney Morning Herald
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Twenty six plastic sample bags used by archaeologist Professor D J Mulvaney

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D J Mulvaney collection
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Bags
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Professor Derek J. Mulvaney
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1970
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Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post No.1 white canvas post bag, 1994

Australia Post Historical collection
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Bags
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1994
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Wool bale pack bag

Wool bale pack bag

Grazcos collection
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Bags
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New South Wales, Australia
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Grazcos Shearing
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1986
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String bag

String bag

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Woven bag

Woven bag

Eliza Kennedy collection
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Bags
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Albury, New South Wales, Australia
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Mrs Eliza Kennedy
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1992
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Linen bag

Linen bag

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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